A new name for an old park

A new name for an old park

Should it be called Santo Domingo Baseball Park? Or just Caledonia Park? Well, a growing  numbers of people in Toronto who play  baseball and  take part in other community activities in Caledonia Park, want to rename it ” Santo Domingo Baseball Park.” Community  activist  Luis Feliz Cambumbo who hails from the Dominican Republic and  like […]

Canada would consider lifting visa requirements for Antigua-Barbuda if the two-island state improve its programs – Trudeau

Canada would consider lifting visa requirements for Antigua-Barbuda  if the two-island  state improve its programs – Trudeau

HALIFAX  – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that his government will consider lifting visa requirements for Antiguan and Barbudans if “significant improvements” were made to their country’s Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP). At a recent town hall meeting here, Trudeau was asked about the visa  situation. A member of the audience from Antigua and Barbuda […]

Whitby MP to receive Madiba Award

Whitby MP  to receive Madiba Award

Grenada-born Celina Caesar-Chavannes, MP for the riding of Whitby, will receive the Madiba Award at the 11th Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration in Ajax, Ontario on February 3. (The  term Madiba signifies respect  and endearment and is one of the names by which Nelson Mandela was affectionately known.) The Award honours a leader of […]

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

At the beginning of this New Year, as we approach the 28th anniversary  of  your favourite community newspaper, I would like to say thanks to our faithful readers, advertisers and contributors and to let you know of our  exciting plans to make The Caribbean Camera more relevant to the needs of our  community. First of […]

Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica

Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Two Winnipeg seniors have died after being assaulted during an apparent robbery at their vacation home in Jamaica. The bodies of Melbourne Flake, 81, and Etta Flake, 70, were discovered in their house in St. Thomas on Tuesday morning. The couple came to Canada 53 years ago from Jamaica in search of work, said their […]

Caribbean promoter music dies in Tobago at 69

Caribbean promoter music dies in Tobago at 69

Clyde McNeil, widely known promoter of Caribbean music who owned  Club Trinidad, died  at hospital in Tobago on January 3 last. He was 69. Friends of  the promoter  said that  he  had been ailing with kidney problems and high blood pressure McNeil who came to Canada in 1966, worked as a lab technician at the […]

Canada revokes Venezuelan diplomats’ credentials

Canada revokes Venezuelan diplomats’ credentials

OTTAWA – Canada is moving to expel a Venezuelan diplomat from the country and strip his credentials in retaliation after his Canadian counterpart was kicked out of the South American nation. The latest developments come after months of sanctions and criticism by Canada against Venezuela, which led to the crisis-ridden country declaring Canada’s charge d’affaires […]

Toronto police officers deliver holiday goodwill

Toronto police officers deliver holiday goodwill

By Ron Fanfair Most people don’t look forward to phone calls from the police. Not Zenith Isaacs. The longtime Sparroway resident knows that a call in early December from 33 Division Constables Asif Shaikh or Michael Bradford is likely to let her know that they will be dropping off food hampers and toys to ensure […]

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